Allotments History - Lia Leendertz
Lia has carried out a lot of research on the history of allotments, especially on her own in Horfield.
The Henleaze Garden Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Main Hall, St Monica's, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym. Meetings start at 7:30pm and members can enter the Hall from 7:00pm. Car parking is available on site. Meetings feature expert speakers, who sometimes bring plants for sale. In December, there is a Christmas Event and in the summer, the July and August meetings are replaced by garden visits. In addtion, there will be two residential trips in 2017, see below.
The Club publishes a Newsletter giving news and details of events. There is an annual membership fee of £20 and members pay £1 per meeting attended. Non-members are admitted for a fee of £5.00. If you are interested in joining, see below.
Meet in Wednesday 2 November: Leendertz - Allotment History
Lia is a local allotment holder, writer and historian, and she is a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and the RHS’s ‘The Garden’ magazine. She will be giving us an insight into allotments in general and her own in particular, and she will tell us about the characters who held her plot in the past, based on historical research at the Bristol Record Office.
Philip Aubrey's Slides on Successful Fruit Growing shown at Wednesday 5th October meeting
Philip's slides have been posted onto this website. To see them, click on Lists/Other Information at the top of this page.
If you would like to join the Club from 2017, please contact Brian Dury, the Membership Secretary - find his contact details by going to Contact Us.
The Club is introducing residential trips in 2017. These will be to The Welsh Borders (Friday 19th to Sun 21st May) and Kent and Sussex (Monday 10th to Thursday 13th July). For details contact Diane Harrison - find her details by going to Contact Us.
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|Lia has carried out a lot of research on the history of allotments, especially on her own in Horfield.|
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